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over the border in west virginia. 27 thoroughbred horses were killed. putting the fire out was the real challenge. >> the real challenge was dealing with people that were here. and the dead horses and also recovering the horses and being able to get them back. >> reporter: adapting to the aftermath, owners and trainers who compete with one another are helping each other out. >> it's a terrible disaster. terrible. i've never seen nothing like this before. and i don't want to see it again either. >> reporter: with help from the casino and track. >> it was a very quick turnaround. people worked hard and quickly. and we're grateful for the horsemen in our employ who helped get that done. >> reporter: police have not determined if it was an arson. and a cause may never be known. >> when you have a barn like this, all of the original cause is burned up. it makes it very difficult. >> no word can describe just the devastation from this accident. it's amazing. >> and traumatizing. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> it's hard to watch. preliminary damage estimates put the loss for the fire
behind the charlestown race track in west virginia. andrea fujii has the story. andrea? >> reporter: 26 horses were saved, but 27 others weren't. early yesterday morning charlestown casino visitors saw flames reaching 50 feet in the area. trapped inside, dozens of thoroughbred race horses. in addition to the value of the horses, damage is estimated at more than $1 million. investigators don't know yet what started that fire. jessica, back to you. >>> a fire in northwest baltimore force as neighboring nursing home to vawfnlgt the two alarm fire broke out about 3:30 this morning in the 3600 block of hills day road. residents from a neighboring nursing home had to be taken it another facility. still no word on what started the fire. >>> a man is in critical condition after being shot outside site a food lion in randallstown. officers were called to the scene. when the officer arrived, the man tried to wrestle his gun from his holster. the officer shot him twice in the chest. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. up next, find out the pros and cons of low carb diets and a cons of low c
today the president was in northern virginia talking about health care reform which, as you mentioned, the republicans are threatening to repeal. why was he revisiting this topic today when he's been so criticized for initially not focusing on the economy? >> well, katie, he's trying to help democrats who are being just hammered out on the campaign trail on health care reform. so today he highlighted a number of popular provisions of the bill that take effect tomorrow. for example, starting tomorrow insurance companies will be barred from denying coverage to children because of preexisting conditions. insurance companies will also no longer be allowed to put a lifetime limit on the amount of coverage and children will be allowed to stay on their parents' insurance plans until their 26th birthday. katie, when he signed the bill six months ago, approval of health care reform was 37%. after talking about it a lot, it's still at 37%. hasn't gone up a bit. >> couric: all right. chip reid. chip, thank you, nice to have you in new york. and it didn't take long. the insurance industry has alr
-- doesn't necessarily rise to that level. the court in 2003 struck down part of a virginia law that banned cross burning. the justices said it was illegal only if it's done specifically to intimidate someone. katie? >> couric: all right. jan crawford in washington. jan, thanks very much. now to the war in afghanistan. general petraeus has said the u.s. cannot succeed without winning the hearts and minds of afghan civilians, but tonight will's a disturbing development and a story david martin first reported back in may, u.s. troops accused of killing civilians in cold blood. david tells us 12 soldiers are now facing military charges. >> reporter: if the charges are proven, this was the platoon from hell. five american soldiers accused of murdering afghan civilians just because they could. seven more involved in the coverup, plus mutilating corpses, taking pot shots at afghan civilians, smoking hash, and beating up a private who blew the whistle. they may have done more harm to the american cause in afghanistan than any equivalent number of taliban could hope to cause. >> this is the kind of
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, destroyed a large barn at charlestown ris track -- race track, just over the border in virginia. 27 thoroughbred race horses were killed. >> the real challenge was dealing with the people that were here and the dead horses. and also, recovering the horses alive, and being able to get them back. >> reporter: adapting to the aftermath. owners and trainers who normally compete with one another are help being each other. >> it's a terrible disaster. terrible. i've never seen nothing like this. and don't want to see it again either. >> reporter: with help from the casinos and track, stables have been found and new arrivals. >> it was a quick turnaround. and we're grateful for the horsemen in our employees who were able to get that done. >> reporter: investigators have not been able to turn up any evidence of arson. and a cause may never be known. when you have a burn like this, a complete burn, basically all of the evidence of original cause is burned up. so it makes it very difficult. >> no words can describe just the devastation from this accident. it's amazing. >> reporter: and trauma
virginia. don't expect to see anything in our region until early sunday morning. noir northwest winds. another advisory again through the afternoon. bay temp, around 79 degrees. clear, comfortably cool again. 54 is an average low. tomorrow, beautiful day. a lot of sunshine. mid-70s only. which is a little more normal for more like the end of september than this week in september. so enjoy. beautiful weather. >> thanks, bob. >>> don't miss the cbs primetime lineup at 10:00. it's an episode of the hit drama, the mentalist, followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. >>> and football season is definitely here. watch the bathroom ravens take on the new york jets in the season opener. catch it here monday, at 6:30. only on wjz 13. >>> katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> how dream teams of scientists are working together to help people fight cancer across the country. >>> i'll tell you about one man who was told me had six months to live eight years ago. that story and more tonight on the cbs evening news from los angeles. >>> attacking rabies from
of virginia. good morning governor. >> maggie, nice to be with you. >> the timing of this suspected rahm emanuel announcement is less than ideal. here we are five weeks to election day. just a few weeks ago we heard the president say he expected emanuel to stick it out until after the election. what message do you think this is sending to the electorate if yet another key member bails now? >> maggie, i think folks will understand. i'm going to let rahm emanuel make the decision and make the announcement when he wants to. but if he goes ahead and makes the decision to run for the mayorship of chicago, i think people will understand, it's a very important position and it's one that he's certainly thought about for a long time. and given the timing of that spot being up candidates who want to run for mayor are going to have to declare fairly soon. so i don't expect that that's going to have any impact on the november elections. >> the president's going to be back at the university of wisconsin tonight, hoping to rally the voters. you yourself have admitted this is a
in virginia. tour of duty is running across the country raising money and awareness for first responders who die in the line of duty. bag pipes playing). >> the runners assemble for a ceremony at loyola's memorial field. >> he died on 9/11, worked in one of the businesses. >> shawn logona was a loyola graduate, it honors him and all other first responders who died on 9/11. for many it's not just a tour of duty but a labor of love. >> people need to never forget what happened that day and stand up to things like that. >> reporter: kai jackson, wjz eyewitness news. >>> and tour of duty will finish its run today. the journey covered more than 4600 miles across 20 state >>> and the investigation continues today after a deadly gas explosion near san francisco killed several people. firefighters say a gas line ruptured thursday night causing a blaze that destroyed dozens of homes. police confirmed the blast killed four people and injured at least 50 others. federal investigators are looking at the pipeline's condition and installing safeguards to make sure pressure doesn't build up again. >>> the
to washington or west virginia. he faked a medical emergency and got out of his hand restraints. he was held on attempted murder charges. he's considered dangerous and anyone with information call the police. >>> stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. up next, the wrap up ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back to "the early show" on a monday morning, good monday morning to you. talking this morning about the mtv video music awards last night. lady gaga, it is that and lady gaga, of course, always has original outfits, including -- >> a lot. >> -- one involving meat. and she lifted a whole bunch of awards in addition to a lot of suitcases. we also heard from kanye west and we'll get all the details on the night that was. >> the best part may be chelsea handler's costume at the beginning of the show. >> it was good stuff. >> we'll show you that, too. also are prince william and kate middleton ever going to get married? i know you got up this morning and probably 1 or 2 on your list of priorities trying to figure the answer to that. we'll come up with the answer >>> tomorrowing sunny and a high of
. five months after the death of yeardley love, the university of virginia devotes an entire day to improving safety and preventing violence. mary bubala has more on the changes there. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating from uva when police say her exboyfriend george huguely attacked and killed her in her apartment. >> beautiful young woman that had everything going for herself. >> reporter: yeardley love's murder impacted the campus so deeply that faculty, students and staff participated in an event called day of dialogue. it featured discussions, a resource fair and public art wear that veiled the columns of the historic rotunda with black cloth. love and huguely played lacrosse at uva, the president of the university has said athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, if you looked around here craig littlepage was here, coach london and many of the student athletes if their class schedule allows will be here. >> repor
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